Sample Capstone Projects

Fall 2012-Spring 2013

The Capstone is the final project for the students in the MPA Program. It is a synthesis of all previous coursework and professional and/or internship experience directed toward the production of a professional administrative or policy analysis paper.

Fall 2012

Shelbi V. DuBord Improving donation management at Finger Lakes ReUse
Tyler D. Lenga Assessing the structure of Binghamton University's Emerging Leaders Program
Daniel J. Reynolds Assessing the cost effectiveness of policy options to address overcrowding at the Broome County Safety
  To access all Fall 2013 capstones, click here.

Spring 2013

Reuben E. Dacher-Shapiro Revenue diversification and 501 (c) 6 nonprofit trade associations: Technology Councils of North America and the Pittsburgh Technology Council
Natalie J. Fischer Understanding what motivates donor to give: Applying new strategies for cultivating relationships with donors
Timothy P. Fitzgerald Making room at the table: Enhancing public participation in economic development processes
Alison E. Handy Assessing the feasibility of a collaborative grant initiative at the United Way of Broome County
Mengchen Huang Binghamton University: Moving towards a more community-engaged campus
Brenda A. Syle Strategies for minimizing the impact of reductions in government funding on the Susquehanna County Historical Society and Free Library Association
Olga Tyurina  Retention of volunteers in a non-profit organization: Sustaining motivation and work satisfaction of direct service volunteers at ACCORD, A Center for Dispute
Lauren S. Wasserman Hazon CSA community: Comprehensive program promotion
Christopher J. Wells Scaling up without spending down: How the Fender Music Foundation can do more mission with less money
  To access all Spring 2013 capstones, click here.

Last Updated: 8/5/16